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Parka

Object Number:NA7642
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Athapaskan
Culture Area: Subarctic Culture Area
Section:American
Materials:Hide
Bead
Length: 64.1 cm
Width: 68.4 cm
Credit Line:Wanamaker Expedtion to the Northwest Coast, Louis Shotridge, 1917
Other Number:CT 3 - Field No SF

Description

Infant's parka made from animal hide. Hooded with fringe hanging from the back of the head and beadwork ornamentation. Beaded design of a thick band of alternating colors around the hood opening and thin, perpendicular, beaded lines toward the back of the hood. Beads are white, black, light blue, dark blue, green, and red. Also fringed where the sleeves meet the body and along the front of the shoulders.

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